Tom Jones, Dizzee Rascal and Lily Allen are among the guests for this year’s Jools Holland Hootenanny. The traditional new year’s programme will also play host to Boy George, Roger Daltrey, Paolo Nutini, Shingai Shoniwa, Florence Welch, Paloma Faith, British guitarist Dave Edmunds, Ruby Turner, Rico Rodriguez and pipers from the 1st Battalion of Scots Guards. As well as unique collaborations and covers, the night also promises many of the faces of 2009 offering their thoughts on the Noughties and the incoming year.
This will be the 17th Hootennany. It goes out on BBC 2 from 11pm on December 31.